2018-10-29

non-music media recommendations

feature film, documentary, mini-series

ratings on imdb

tv shows

directors

  • david lynch - eraserhead, elephant man, blue velvet, mulholland drive
  • takeshi kitano - hana bi, gonin, zatoichi, dolls, brother
  • terry giliam - brazil, twelve monkeys
  • paul verhoeven - robocop, starship troopers
  • luc besson - fifth element, lucy, valerian and the city of a thousand planets - movies with a lot of creative props and things to see
  • hayao miyazaki - spirited away, castle in the sky, howls moving castle - anime
  • makoto shinkai - 5 centimeters per second, your name - impressive drawings, anime

youtube

video games

  • final fantasy 7, 8, 4 - role playing game adventure
  • breath of fire 3 - role playing game adventure
  • command and conquer red alert 1 and 2 - real-time war strategy game
  • baldurs gate 2 - role playing game. relatively big world and depth, ambitious art
  • diablo 2 - arpg. collect experience and many items, level-up and improve a character
  • portal 1, 2 - use a gun to select where portals go and be a test subject in a vast facility
  • chivalry - sword, melee and medieval mass fighting simulator
  • grim fandango - old style adventure, expects you to check almost everything to progress, but the game is still pretty cool and relaxed
  • wip3out - futuristic racing
  • silent hill 1, 3, 2 - nice dark atmosphere, interesting riddles
  • life is strange - story, immersion
  • super mario series. world 1 and 2, 64
  • zelda ocarina of time - adventure
  • sim city 4, 2000, 3000 - build and manage cities
  • resident evil 2, 3, 1
  • soma - dark, underwater atmosphere, exploration
  • tekken 3 - fight game with a particularly systematic move system
  • overload - 6-axis shooter
  • insurgency - more realistic war scenario first person shooter. no crosshair, no map
  • minecraft - unlimited, automatically generated world build from workable blocks of different kinds
  • audiosurf - race on tracks created from and synced to audio files
  • unreal tournament 2014, 1 - fast paced and futuristic first person multiplayer shooter
  • broken sword 1, 2, 5 - point and click adventures
  • grim dawn - arpg. similar to diablo 2 and titan quest
  • crash bandicoot - jump and run with an unusual style
  • age of empires - real time war strategy game. collect resources, build bases and develop through the times
  • flatout 2 racing game

best linux games on steam 2017

other / maybe too old

  • tenchu - ninja simulation
  • grand theft auto 2, san andreas - large world gangster simulator
  • blast corps
  • golden eye 007
  • driver
  • gran turismo - driving game with a more realism oriented style
  • mario kart
  • pilotwings
  • codename eagle
  • metropolis street racer
  • star wars: shadows of the empire
  • worms
  • www.openra.net/ open source re-implementation of the real-time strategy games command and conquer 1 and 2 and dune 2000
  • wz2100.net/ open source version of the real-time strategy game warzone 2011

book

comedians

george carlin, patrice oneal, doug stanhope, bill burr, louis ck, ricky gervais